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Creating a healthy culture

  What happens in a work environment when people feel like they can't be themselves and can't tell the truth? What happens when, on the...

Failing foster system forgets abused youth

Imagine trying to navigate a world of giants. You’re a kid, no older than 6. You’ve watched your parents walk out your front door...

Who cares about the homeless?

In my brief time as a member of The Torch, I’ve had the privilege of covering the rapid upswell of political involvement...

We want to hear from you

Dear Reader: This editorial is calling out to you, and it’s calling out about the very paper you’re reading it in. We need you,...

At Lane, bad debt strikes twice

For many, an education from Lane appears to have depreciated. For the first time in nearly five decades, Lane may be at risk of losing...

Leaders must present all sides

We’ve had it happen often. A student offers a little speech at the beginning of the class requesting that you register to vote or...

Child care cuts should be avoided

Lane’s parents, students and staff currently cope with many struggles, including passing classes, juggling jobs and finding time to be with their families outside...

Board should spare Cottage Grove campus

This week, both the administration and the college Budget and Finance Subcommittee revealed separate proposals to address the $12 million deficit. The committee’s proposal,...